The Confederate Enfield (The Confederate Enfield)

 
9780615774930: The Confederate Enfield (The Confederate Enfield)

This monograph examines the specific markings found on British Pattern 1853 rifle-muskets and short rifle derivatives purchased by the Confederacy. Viewer (inspector) cartouches, supplier logos, property marks, and inventory control numbers used by the War Department and the states of Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and South Carolina are all covered. Specifics features include over 60 color photos of Confederate Enfields and related markings; 32 color scans of significant purchase and shipping documents (most published here for the first time); detailed information on the meaning and location of all known Confederate marks (JS-Anchor, Anchor-S, Circle-CH1, Oval-IC, Crown-SHC, Star-TC, furnishers' letters, inventory numbers, and GA, NC, & SC property marks); new information on the state purchasing agents of Georgia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and South Carolina; and a rare identified Enfield of a Confederate soldier killed in action at Gettysburg. Wraps; 56 pages; landscape format.

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